Grandview, Missouri

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Grandview, Missouri
City
Harry S. Truman Farm Home in Grandview
Harry S. Truman Farm Home in Grandview
Nickname(s): G-View
Location of Grandview, Missouri
Location of Grandview, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.88500°N 94.52250°W / 38.88500; -94.52250Coordinates: 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.88500°N 94.52250°W / 38.88500; -94.52250
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyJackson
Government
 • MayorLeonard Jones
Area[1]
 • Total14.79 sq mi (38.31 km2)
 • Land14.73 sq mi (38.15 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total24,475
 • Estimate (2012[3])24,601
 • Density1,661.6/sq mi (641.5/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code64030
Area code(s)816
FIPS code29-28324
GNIS feature ID0718686[4]
Websitewww.grandview.org
 
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Grandview, Missouri
City
Harry S. Truman Farm Home in Grandview
Harry S. Truman Farm Home in Grandview
Nickname(s): G-View
Location of Grandview, Missouri
Location of Grandview, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.88500°N 94.52250°W / 38.88500; -94.52250Coordinates: 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.88500°N 94.52250°W / 38.88500; -94.52250
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyJackson
Government
 • MayorLeonard Jones
Area[1]
 • Total14.79 sq mi (38.31 km2)
 • Land14.73 sq mi (38.15 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total24,475
 • Estimate (2012[3])24,601
 • Density1,661.6/sq mi (641.5/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code64030
Area code(s)816
FIPS code29-28324
GNIS feature ID0718686[4]
Websitewww.grandview.org

Grandview is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 24,475 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Grandview is located at 38°53′6″N 94°31′21″W / 38.88500°N 94.52250°W / 38.88500; -94.52250 (38.885007, -94.522578),[5] along U.S. Route 71, bordering Kansas City, Missouri, to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.79 square miles (38.31 km2), of which, 14.73 square miles (38.15 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1920410
193070772.4%
1940596−15.7%
19501,556161.1%
19606,027287.3%
197017,456189.6%
198024,50240.4%
199024,9671.9%
200024,881−0.3%
201024,475−1.6%
Est. 201224,6010.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2012 Estimate[7]

The library in Grandview is part of the Mid-Continent Public Library system.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 24,475 people, 9,640 households, and 6,137 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,661.6 inhabitants per square mile (641.5/km2). There were 11,070 housing units at an average density of 751.5 per square mile (290.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 48.4% European American (45.0% non-Hispanic white), 40.8% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 5.1% from other races, and 4.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.7% of the population.

There were 9,640 households of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.6% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the city was 33.7 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 24,881 people, 9,709 households, and 6,485 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,689.4 people per square mile (652.2/km²). There were 10,348 housing units at an average density of 702.6 per square mile (271.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 59.81% European American, 33.54% African American, 0.56% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 1.93% from other races, and 3.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.33% of the population.

There were 9,709 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,003, and the median income for a family was $47,889. Males had a median income of $32,481 versus $26,834 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,079. About 5.1% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

Economy[edit]

Top employers[edit]

According to the town's 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[8] the top employers in the city are:

#Employer# of Employees
1Grandview C-4 School District675
2Peterson Manufacturing519
3MeadWestvaco340
4Sika305
5ThyssenKrupp Access212
6United Heating & Cooling184
7US Toy181
8City of Grandview176
9Kenny’s160
10Triumph Structures - Kansas City150

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Grandview 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report" (PDF). Retrieved March 17, 2011. 

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